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The global airline industry /, edited by Peter Belobaba, Amedeo Odoni, Cynthia Barnhart

Label
The global airline industry /, edited by Peter Belobaba, Amedeo Odoni, Cynthia Barnhart
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The global airline industry /
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
911200070
Responsibility statement
edited by Peter Belobaba, Amedeo Odoni, Cynthia Barnhart
Series statement
Aerospace series
Summary
"Extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling textbook, provides an overview of recent global airline industry evolution and future challenges Examines the perspectives of the many stakeholders in the global airline industry, including airlines, airports, air traffic services, governments, labor unions, in addition to passengers Describes how these different players have contributed to the evolution of competition in the global airline industry, and the implications for its future evolution Includes many facets of the airline industry not covered elsewhere in any single book, for example, safety and security, labor relations and environmental impacts of aviation Highlights recent developments such as changing airline business models, growth of emerging airlines, plans for modernizing air traffic management, and opportunities offered by new information technologies for ticket distribution Provides detailed data on airline performance and economics updated through 2013 "
Table Of Contents
Aerospace Series List -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Contributors -- Series Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview -- 1.1 Introduction: The Global Airline Industry -- 1.2 Overview of Chapters -- References -- Chapter 2: The International Institutional and Regulatory Environment -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Background on the International Regulatory Environment -- 2.3 Airline Privatization and International Economic Regulation -- 2.4 Airports -- 2.5 Air Traffic Management -- 2.6 Key Organizations and Their Roles -- 2.7 Summary and Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: Overview of Airline Economics, Markets and Demand -- 3.1 Airline Terminology and Definitions -- 3.2 Air Transportation Markets -- 3.3 Origin-Destination Market Demand -- 3.4 Air Travel Demand Models -- 3.5 Airline Competition and Market Share -- 3.6 Summary -- References -- Chapter 4: Airline Pricing Theory and Practice -- 4.1 Airline Prices and O-D Markets -- 4.2 Differential Pricing -- 4.3 Recent Trends in Airline Pricing -- 4.4 Airline Pricing Strategies -- References -- Chapter 5: Airline Revenue Management -- 5.1 Computerized Revenue Management Systems -- 5.2 Flight Overbooking -- 5.3 EMSR Model for Flight Leg Revenue Optimization -- 5.4 Network Revenue Management -- 5.5 Revenue Management for Less Restricted Fare Structures -- References -- Chapter 6: Airline Operating Costs and Measures of Productivity -- 6.1 Airline Cost Categorization -- 6.2 Operating Expense Comparisons -- 6.3 Comparisons of Airline Unit Costs -- 6.4 Measures of Airline Productivity -- References -- Chapter 7: The Airline Planning Process -- 7.1 Fleet Planning -- 7.2 Route Planning -- 7.3 Airline Schedule Development -- 7.4 The Future: Integrated Airline Planning -- References -- Chapter 8: Airline Schedule Optimization8.1 Schedule Optimization Problems -- 8.2 Fleet Assignment -- 8.3 Schedule Design Optimization -- 8.4 Crew Scheduling -- 8.5 Aircraft Maintenance Routing and Crew Pairing Optimization -- 8.6 Future Directions for Schedule Optimization -- References -- Chapter 9: Airline Flight Operations -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Regulation and Scheduling -- 9.3 Flight Crew Activities during a Typical Flight -- 9.4 Summary -- List of Abbreviations -- References -- Chapter 10: Irregular Operations: Schedule Recovery and Robustness -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Irregular Operations -- 10.3 Robust Airline Scheduling -- 10.4 Directions for Ongoing and Future Work on Schedule Recovery from Irregular Operations -- References -- Chapter 11: Labor Relations and Human Resource Management in the Airline Industry* -- 11.1 Alternative Strategies for the Employment Relationship -- 11.2 Labor Relations in the US Airline Industry -- 11.3 Labor Relations in the Airline Industry in Other Countries1 -- 11.4 Human Resource Management at Airlines -- 11.5 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 12: Aviation Safety and Security -- 12.1 Safety -- 12.2 Security -- References -- Chapter 13: Airports -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 General Background -- 13.3 Physical Characteristics -- 13.4 Capacity, Delays, and Demand Management -- 13.5 Institutional, Organizational, and Economic Characteristics -- References -- Chapter 14: Air Traffic Control -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 The Generic Elements of an ATC System -- 14.3 Airspace and ATC Structure -- 14.4 ATC Operations -- 14.5 Standard Operating Procedures -- 14.6 Capacity Constraints -- 14.7 Congestion and Air Traffic Flow Management -- 14.8 Future ATC Systems -- References -- Chapter 15: Air Transport and the Environment -- 15.1 Introduction -- 15.2 Limiting Aviation's Environmental Impact: The Role of Regulatory Bodies15.3 Airport Water Quality Control -- 15.4 Noise -- 15.5 Air Quality -- 15.6 Impact of Aviation on Climate -- 15.7 Alternative Fuels -- 15.8 Summary and Looking Forward -- References -- Chapter 16: Information Technology in Airline Operations, Distribution and Passenger Processing -- 16.1 Information Technology in Airline Planning and Operations -- 16.2 Airline Distribution Systems -- 16.3 Distribution Costs and e-Commerce Developments -- 16.4 Innovations in Passenger Processing -- References -- Chapter 17: Critical Issues and Prospects for the Global Airline Industry -- 17.1 Evolution of US and Global Airline Markets -- 17.2 Looking Ahead: Critical Challenges for the Global Airline Industry -- References -- Index -- End User License Agreement
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